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Seabiscuit-Ocean Views, Fabulous Deck & Great Room, Walk to Beach, CHARMING!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 12

Seabiscuit is located in what many people refer to as the most extraordinary neighborhood in Kennebunkport. One block off of Ocean Avenue, 2-3 blocks to Walker's Point, President & Mrs. Bush's home , and is surrounded by multimillion dollar homes. There are ocean views from the large, sunny deck and you are able to listen to the ocean crashing on the rocky Maine shore at night, Seabiscuit is fully winterized and because it is south facing, it is drenched in year round sunlight.

The heart of this wonderful home, the Great Room, has high, beamed ceilings, a super stone fireplace, large flat screen TV, large sectional sofa and Ralph Lauren easy chairs for real relaxation time. Beautifully furnished indoors and out, with superb outdoor deck furniture, the environment is pet and family friendly and has a terrific back yard for play.

The first floor also features a gorgeous teak dining table with upholstered antique chairs, fully outfitted kitchen, spectacular living room with Ralph Lauren sofa (perfect for chatting and reading), a big playroom for the kids and a beautiful powder room with exquisite marble.

The second floor has a super, large master bedroom with four poster bed and bath with shower, along with two other family bedrooms and bath with tub & shower. The master bedroom is spacious enough to easily accommodate a portable crib if necessary.

The amazing part of this classic colonial is that it has a full third floor with two large bedrooms and bath. Kids love to hang out here!

Quite simply, the neighborhood is fantastic! Made for running & walking on Ocean Avenue and biking, the Colony Hotel and Beach is just two blocks away, as well as the Breakwater Inn & Spa, The Nonantum,

Inn & Restaurant, Edge water Inn, Mabel's Restaurant, St. Ann's Church and the newly refurbished Cape Arundel Inn & Restaurant There are so many restaurants within walking distance that you just may not cook your entire stay. We always walk to the art and crafts fairs at the River Club and the Silas Perkins Park every summer. Dock Square is also within walking distance, approximately 1 1/2 miles.

Our home isn't a 'stripped down' rental; it is our beloved 'Seabiscuit' and it is charming! We are children and dog lovers and welcome them.

More Details

Owner
Mary Ann
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017

Why Mary Ann chose Southern Coast of Maine

My husband's family has been coming to Kennebunkport for over 40 years. There is something about this area that does get into your soul! We wanted a home between The Colony Hotel and Walker's Point, President & Mrs. Bush's home, because this neighborhood is the best of everything-fabulous homes, not too busy, great for relaxing and star gazing and ocean views!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The Great Room in Seabiscuit and the outdoor deck are absolutely amazing and we are crazy about this house in this neighborhood.

Amenities

Kennebunkport Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Power Room on first floor, one bath with shower in Master Bedroom, one tub & shower on second floor for 2 other bedrooms, one tub & shower on third floor for one bedroom with double beds and another bedroom with queen bed.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
  • The second floor bedroom with a double bed can be directly accessed by a door into the Master Bedroom. All bedrooms have window air conditioners.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Seabiscuit

  • 5 of 5

This was the PERFECT rental for our family which included 3 generations. The house was comfortable and family friendly-even including a room set up specifically for children with a small table and toys.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy your entire family enjoyed our home. We would gladly have you again as guests. Best to you, Mary Ann
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5

Sea Biscuit Home: Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from vacationing with my extended family at Sea Biscuit - there were 11 of us, 3 families.

We loved our stay and highly recommend the house!

The house is spacious and beautiful: Large bedrooms with comfortable beds; an open plan with a spacious Living Room / Dining Room opened to the Kitchen which are perfect for family gatherings and cooking; a beautiful deck with lots of seating and view to the ocean. There is also a kids breakfast room with games and toys, which was perfect for our 5 year old daughter, as well as a discreet Sitting Room for reading and quiet time. During this multigenerational vacation, everybody could find their spot to unwind!

The location is fabulous: a pleasant mile walk to Kennebunkport center shopping / restaurants along the ocean. We also enjoyed evening strolls to the nearby hotels for drinks, and Walker's Point. The house is also a short drive to GooseRock beach and Ogunquit beach - both stunning beaches.

Finally, our interactions with Mary Ann were a real pleasure! We hope to make this vacation (and our stay at Sea Biscuit) a yearly family tradition.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind words. We are so happy your loved Seabiscuit the way we do! We would welcome you back to our home in the future. Best & Blessings, The Heaven Family
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Seabiscuit

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I recently spent a long weekend at Seabiscuit. We are so thrilled to write this review because it is just the best place on earth to get away to. Large beautifully decorated rooms with high ceilings and views from every window. Just a short walk to Ocean Avenue, St Ann's Church(this weekend we were at the service with the Bush Family) The Colony where you can have cocktails and dinner and of course town is also within walking distance. No need to drive much from Seabiscuit's location.

The home has everything you need. The sense of serenity in each room as the décor is the most beautiful we have ever been in. Sitting out on the deck with views of the ocean is a place you won't want to leave. Magnificent is the word we believe describes the patio with large comfortable furniture.

We are planning on bringing our family in the fall for a birthday celebration. We can all stay together here and the beds and linens are luxurious as it is immaculate.

We love Seabiscut and the owners are so very accommodating.

S and C

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear S and C, Thank you so very much for your kind words! We are thrilled that you loved our home, Seabiscuit. We wholeheartedly welcome your next visit. Best & Blessings, The Heaven Family
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Manhattan
5

Excellent Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

A group of 12 girls all gathered for a reunion - we were blown away when we walked in - the house looks exactly like the pictures, and Mary Ann was incredibly easy to work with! The house is just about a mile outside the main town and a short drive to the public beach. I highly recommend this home to anyone looking to come to the Kennebunkport area. We were more than comfortable with such a large group and having the large deck was wonderful. Hoping to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ridgelan, Mississippi
5

excellent

  • 5 of 5

Excellent is the right word of description: My wife and I have rented in this wonderful neighborhood for the last 6 years.This house is immaculate in its cleanness, great in its location and owned by a family that love it and appreciate its comfort and beauty. It does have good ocean views and is only a short walk to the ocean, and the most outstanding walk along the ocean in the USA. From St.Ann,s Church,to Walker Point (the home of President Bush). Good owners and a good house. You will like it!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saratoga Springs NY
5

Fall weekend getaway with friends.

  • 5 of 5

House was perfect for 5 couples. Plenty of room, comfortable seating in family room and on deck. Nice view of ocean from deck and can hear waves crashing on rocks. Walk one block and find yourself strolling along oceanfront. Beds very comfortable and nice new gas grill on deck. Fireplace was awesome. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike & Friends, We are so happy you enjoyed Seabiscuit! You summed up some of the great things about our house and we appreciate having you as guests. You are absolutely right-the beautiful neighborhood affords you a nice view of the ocean and the ability to walk along the gorgeous, rockbound coast of Maine. We would wholeheartedly welcome you again and we thank you. Best, Mary Ann & Marshall
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Colony Hotel
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Cape Arundel Inn
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
The Colony Beach
Car: recommended

Seabiscuit is located just two blocks from The Colony Hotel & Beach, The Breakwater Inn & Spa, The Nonantum, Cape Arundel Inn & Restaurant, Edgewater Inn & Restaurant, Mabel's Restaurant , St. Ann's Church and famous Walker's Point.

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Rates & Availability

Kennebunkport Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,100
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Insurance $59

Rental fee plus tax (State of Maine 8%)
Cleaning fee $300.00 plus tax (State of Maine 8%)
Property Insurance $50.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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